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Gardner, Ava 1922-1990

Works: 582 works in 2,073 publications in 13 languages and 30,795 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Autobiographies  Romantic comedy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Interviewee, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Robert Guédiguian( visu )
216 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
Show boat by Jerome Kern( visu )
64 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
44 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
39 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( visu )
48 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 968 libraries worldwide
Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( visu )
22 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( visu )
28 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
49 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 776 libraries worldwide
With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes, she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul. No matter what the cost, she will dance to no one's music but her own
Mogambo by John Ford( visu )
56 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell
The sun also rises by Henry King( visu )
22 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 608 libraries worldwide
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( visu )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Roy Bean is a self-made man and saloon-keeper who proclaims himself the law west of the Pecos River, and becomes known as the "Hanging Judge," though he wasn't a judge at all. He writes admiring letters to actress Lily Langtry and makes his own kind of frontier justice in Texas
Earthquake by Charlton Heston( visu )
35 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Ava Gardner : the secret conversations by Peter Evans( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood's great stars during the 1940s and 1950s, an Oscar-nominated lead-ing lady who co-starred with Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, and Humphrey Bogart, among others. Her films included Show Boat, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Barefoot Contessa, and On the Beach. But her life off the screen was every bit as fabulous as her film roles. Born poor in rural North Carolina, Gardner was given a Hollywood tryout thanks to a stunning photo of her displayed in a shop window
Show boat : original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( file )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
From the immortal musical play by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
26 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason)
Killers by Robert Siodmak( visu )
63 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, who was expecting them. An insurance investigator pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the slain gas station attendant's life, the investigator uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with a gorgeous and mysterious woman
55 days at Peking by Nicholas Ray( visu )
78 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
A war drama. When the Boxers lay siege to the International Compound in Peking in 1900, five hundred men led by an American marine officer and a British envoy survive fifty-five days of fighting before they receive help
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( visu )
35 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Great cinema : 15 films ( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most stars
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Ava Gardner actrice américaine
Ava Gardner actriu estatunidenca
Ava Gardner actriz estadounidense
Ava Gardner aktore amerikane
Ava Gardner aktorka amerykańska
Ava Gardner američka filmska diva
Ava Gardner americká herečka a zpěvačka
Ava Gardner Amerikaans acteur
Ava Gardner Amerikaans actrice
Ava Gardner amerikai színésznő
Ava Gardner amerikansk skådespelare
Ava Gardner amerikansk skodespelar
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Ava Gardner Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna mama llaqtayuq aranway pukllaq
Ava Gardner Istadus Unidus jacha marka yäpari
Ava Gardner pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat
Ava Gardner US-amerikanesch Filmschauspillerin
Ava Gardner US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Ava Gārdnere amerikāņu aktrise
Ava Gardnerová
Ava Qardner
Gardner Ava
Gardner, Ava Lavina 1922-1990
Gardner, Ava Lavinia.
Gardner, Ava Lavinia 1922-1990
Gardner Ava Lavinnia
Johnson, Lucy
Johnson, Lucy 1922-1990
Rooney, Ava Gardner 1922-1990
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Sinatra, Ava Gardner 1922-1990
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English (794)
Spanish (70)
French (36)
German (27)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (5)
Portuguese (2)
Polish (2)
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